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Program

Festival

Want to Exhibit at  Puchi Con?

Show Floor Areas

Cosplay Events

Featured Cosplayers & Cosplay Masquerade !

Autograph Tables

Get autographs from all your favorite celebrities !

Gaming Stations

Lucky Snake Arcade

Vendors Booths

 Vendors in the anime, comic & gaming realm!

Events & Panels

Panels in the below schedule

 

Award Stage

Cosplay Masquerade

Kids Crafts & Activities

18+ Dating Game

Karaoke!

Schedule

Spreadsheet Version of Schedule: Here

Convention Map: Here

We appreciate your understanding as we have had to make some last minute changes to our schedule due to cancellations from some of our guests and performers. We hope that you will still enjoy everything that we have to offer, including our new additions to the lineup.

Friday,  August 27th, 2021

Spirit Bar (1st floor)

8:00PM-10:00PM

Puchi Pre-Party with Awesomus Prime, Anthony Saint James & Dolphin Uppercut Avenger! (21+ only)

 

Saturday,  August 28th, 2021

Vendor Room (1st floor)

10:00 AM-7:00 PM

Cosplay Beach Shoot & Meetup

3:00 PM-4:00 PM

Featuring Triforcedelgeezy & ForeverFly Photography! Calling all cosplayers wanted to do a cosplay shoot outside of the con. I'll give everyone 10 minutes to meet up outside, so we can walk by the sand. Everyone is welcome Cosplayers, photographers, and friends come and join the fun 

Diamond Room (2nd floor)

11:00 AM-2:00 PM (VIP Enter at 10am)

Moe Mahou Maid Cafe

3:00 PM-9:00 PM

Gaming with Sonek 

Smash, Tekken 7, Just Dance, Mario Kart, Sword & Shield

at 6pm winner plays Lisle Wilkerson aka Tekken's Zafina, Christie Monteiro & Nina Williams!

Bourbon Room Events(2nd floor)

11:00 AM-12:15 PM

Heroes4Hire & Otaku No Tatakai! Rap Battle

Come see your favorite Anime characters and general Otaku topics battle it out... In the form of a FREESTYLE RAP BATTLE! Tray-Digga and Ray Riley of the Philly Nerdcore hip-hop duo HEROES 4 HIRE and Awesomus Prime bring you a rap battle of Otaku proportions where All Might can finally face off against Siatama! You will get to decide who will clash and who will rise VICTORIOUS!

12:30 PM-1:15 PM

Con Survival 101 with Dr. Dean Aquino

You're new to the convention scene. How do you plan your trip? What do you do when you get here? And how do you organize & budget your time & money? This panel will help you learn how it all works. There’s also some self-care tips so you don’t get sick from the infamous "con plague".

1:30 PM-2:30 PM

Unlockable Content's GPS Game

Join Unlockable Content as they challenge audience members to come up in pairs and play Mario Kart. Sounds easy? Well, the catch is that one person drives, facing away, and the other is their GPS. Can you drive blind? Ready, set, go!

2:45 PM-3:30 PM

D&D Sluggers Garage Pop/Geek Funk Music

A one-man band armed with an electric guitar, a Nintendo DS, and just the right blend of awkwardness, angst, and artistry, D&D Sluggers is inevitably a world apart from any other act on the bill. And he wouldn't have it any other way.

3:45 PM-4:30 PM

Lex the Lexicon Artist

LEX the Lexicon Artist makes cerebral pop rap. Combining the influences of internet pop culture, Asian identity, anime, and fandom, their explosive live performances explore humanity, psychology, and belonging through a bold and irreverent lens. LEX creates smart and fun music to make you think, dance, and heal

4:45 PM-5:30 PM

Sweetheart Stars PA Idols

Ever wanted to attend an Idol Concert in real life? A fan of Love Live? Want to know more about idol cover groups? Sweetheart Stars has you covered! We bring a mini Love Live performance to everyone, and also provide guests a place to ask about idol cover groups and learn what they are all about! Join us in spreading the joy of School Idols and bringing the excitement of Love Live to life!

5:45 PM-7:00 PM

Voice Acting: Read It This Way

Chris Datolli hosts a cavalcade of your favorite voice actors. Join Mark Whitten, Colleen O' Shaugnessey,  Lauren Landa, Kyle Herbert, Paul St. Peter & Dennis Carter Jr. as they read anime scripts in improvised wacky ways, and share stories from their amazing voice actor careers.

7:15 PM-9:00 PM

Cosplay Masquerade ft Taiko Drummer TMA & Judges

Lady Chapelle, Nicole Oliva & KiwiNinamori

9:15 PM-10:00 PM

Cosplay Burlesque (18+ Only)

DragonX Noodle Room Events (1st Floor)

11:00 AM-11:45 AM 

Voice Maker with Paul St. Peter

Noted voice actor Paul St. Peter brings a fun, practical, and accessible approach to voice and character creation that can benefit any speaker, from beginner to expert.

12:00 PM-12:45 PM

Whose Anime Is It Anyway? with Chris Datolli

Whose Anime Is It Anyway? The game show where everything is made up and the points are just like Yamcha's hit points  -- they don't matter! Come act out/improvise a series of songs, characters, scenes & skits according to the instructions given by host Chris Dattoli.

1:00 PM-1:45 PM

The Awesomus Showdown

Who would win in a fight between Goku wielding a keyblade vs Naruto leading an army of Magical Girls? Well you're about to decide right here and now! Join the fun in The Awesomus Showdown: Anime Edition where you will take the stage and argue why your Anime Fighter will claim victory! You will decide, as the chosen panel of experts, who will go home with the crown!

2:00 PM-2:45 PM

Otaku Soup with Lloyd Floyd

Where video game actors and developers tell their most bizarre or exciting stories from the vo booth, the screen, and beyond the keyboard. Hacks, jinxes, and NDA's, it all comes out in the wash, with drinks like that show on E with that dude Andy, you know the guy

3:00 PM-3:45 PM

Cosplay & Mental Health with Nikki Loba

13-year volunteer mediator support, Behavioral Therapist and Cosplayer, Nikki Loba presents a positive presentation, discussion and stress relief activities for gamers, cosplayers and pop culture fans! Our opportunity is to bring fans together and have a relaxing experience, a moment to recognize mental health issues in our community whether it be at home, daily lives or at conventions. There will be free positivity stickers & more.

4:00 PM-4:45 PM

Asian Candy Tasting with Dawnchu

Join Dawnchu in the tasting of different candies, crackers, and drinks! Will they be delicious or ultimately just not cut out for the typical American pallet? Free candy and a raffle! Be sure to stop by!

5:00 PM-5:45 PM

Twist-A-Story with Mr. Poppin Twist

Improvisational storytelling adventure with balloons.  He creates a bit of live theater, by taking suggestions from the audience and with their participation in playing some parts, craft a story and use balloons as props to complete the illusion

6:00 PM-6:45 PM

Reni's Maid Show

7:00 PM-7:45 PM

Caesar's Challenge

It's the exciting, prize maximus, letter-perfect game show! (And we know we're not at Caesar's Palace, but it's Atlantic City, close enough.) Players answer trivia questions and unscramble words where slotting the right letters can lead to big prize jackpots. Step into the arena and let the tournament begin!

8:00 PM-8:45 PM

Donut Steel, the Original Character Panel with Matt Cousin

Have original characters? Want to know some tips and tricks on how to make your characters more complete? This panel can help make your characters come alive!

9:00 PM-10:00 PM

Cons Against Humanity by Unlockable Content (18+)

Cards against Humanity with a con-themed twist

Guild Room (1st floor)

11:00AM-4:00 PM

Cosplay Contest Evaluations

Think you have a cosplay that will wow the world during our Masquerade? Come see us here to present your amazing work and tell us why you think you're the best.

Heart & Soul Room Events (2nd floor)

11:00 AM-11:45 AM

Do I Place My Hand Here? How To Pose Like A Pro! with Lady Chapell Cosplay

Need help posing for the camera? Lady Chapell Cosplay can help you look confident and in control of your photos either in the hallway, in the vendor hall or in a professional photoshoot. With being an alternative model specializing in cosplay and fantasy for five years, she wants to share her expertise with you!


12:00 PM-12:45 PM

Guess the Anime Opening with Noey

Do you have what it takes to challenge your fellow Otakus in this head to head battle of "Guess That Anime Opening!"? Come find out, make new friends and earn prizes while defending your honor!

1:00 PM-1:45 PM

Name That Anime Tune with Kasei Cosplay

Do you watch the OP and ED of every episode? Think you're savvy about theme songs? If you're able to identify the oldies, the latest hits, the slow tunes, and the obscure, come prove it! In Anime Name That Tune, you'll listen to a sample clip and identify what anime a song is from. Bonus points if you know the song name! Winner walks home with beautifully mediocre prizes and bragging rights!

2:00 PM-2::45 PM

Virtual Panel Theatre: Tchaikovsky In Anime

Pyotr Ilych Tchaikovsky is considered one of the greatest masters of music. His work can be heard anywhere. Movies, radio, television, and concert halls. But did you know his music has also found its way into Anime? It has. And that's what this panel is all about. Here, we delve into three rare Anime productions which use Tchaikovsky's work, and of course, listen to some of his music. If you're a classical music fan and an animation buff, check it out.

3:00 PM-3:45 PM

Moe knowledge with Reni Mimura!

Only Japanese Otaku know, What is the Moe feeling. You can be a Moe Maids! Class is in session! Learn to be a Japanese Maid!

4:00 PM-5:00 PM

Voice Performer with Paul St. Peter

Welcome to graduation day! Mr. St Peter will talk briefly about the previous panel (Voice Maker), and then the attendees who rehearsed their assigned material will be on stage!

5:15 PM-6:00 PM

Cosplay Improv! with Chey Rose & Friends!

Come by and have some fun! From games like "Laugh Off The Bench" to "Scene Hat", we're bringing the good vibes to yet another convention. So let's IMPROV! Whether you're in cosplay or not, you are invited!

6:15 PM-7:00 PM

Cosplay Dating Game with Unlockable Content

7:15 PM-8:00 PM

Inspirational & Uplifting Moments In Anime

Ever watch an anime and thought “Wow, I never thought of it like that.” Or “Wow, that was inspiring!”? Well this panel features a bunch of those kinds of moments from various different types of anime, including 2 of the Toonami promo videos called “Dreams” and the recent “You’re Not Alone” promo.

8:15 PM-9:00 PM

NHK Tokyo Eye with Lisle Wilkerson

 She was one of the first reporters for one of NHK’s most popular shows overseas, "NHK TOKYO EYE”.   In this panel she shows a few episodes, as well as give live commentary. Topics include Kanda Matsuri, Exploring Geisha, Cat Cafes, Harajuku/Shibuya Fashion, etc.

9:15 PM-10:0PM

Sake & Japanese Folktales with Lisle Wilkerson (21+ only)

Lisle reads Japanese traditional folktales, while the audience, whom is vaccinated and shows their card,  gets to sit back and sip some free sake! Shot for a shot!

Sake supplies are limited! First come! First served!

Sunday,  August 29th, 2021

Vendor Room (1st floor)

10:00AM-4:00 PM

Diamond Room (2nd floor)

10:00 AM-2:00 PM (VIP Enter at 10am)

Moe Mahou Maid Cafe

3:00 PM-6:00 PM

Gaming with Sonek 

Smash, Tekken 7, Just Dance, Mario Kart, Sword & Shield

Bourbon Room Events (2nd floor)

11:00 AM-11:45 AM

The Adventures Of A Blonde Geisha with Lisle Wilkerson

In this paneI, she talks growing up a TCK (third culture kid) and talksabout the cultural differences between Japan and the US.
There is also a Q&A for the audience to ask any kind of questions about Japan, its culture, etc.

12:00 PM-1:00 PM 

The Villains of Paul St. Peter

Paul St. Peter talks about the vocal adjustments and character choices he has used to create some very frightening voices! His portrayals of XEMNAS (Kingdom Hearts), and NINE TAIL FOX (Naruto), have chilled many a spine, and the terrifying YAMMY RIYALGO (Bleach) is a study in pure menace. 

1:15 PM-2:30 PM

Anime Roulette by Unlockable Content featuring Mark Whitten, Kyle Herbert , Colleen O' Shaughnessey & Lloyd Floyd!

Join our show Anime Test Run hosts as we challenge audience members to guess anime titles from the best bad descriptions of the show posters. Prizes to be won.

2:45 PM-3:45 PM

Press Your Luck

Big Bucks! No Whammies! It's the classic 80's game show and ABC summer smash where you can win a bundle... or lose your shirt. Three contestants have the chance to win a fortune as they answer questions, earn spins, and try to grab all the money before the Whammy steals it away. Are you ready to Press Your Luck?

4:00 PM-5:00 PM 

Disabled Cosplay & Posing with a Mobility Aid with HideMyError Cosplay

Disabled costumers and abled allies alike are welcome to join us as we take a look at an accessible approach to cosplay and conventions, beginning with costume construction all the way to cons and photoshoots while addressing both visible and invisible illnesses.

5:15 PM-6:00 PM

The Saga of the Shining Emblem

The Saga of the Shining Emblem is a one-of-a-kind improvised storytelling experience, all set to a live score. One lucky audience member is chosen to be The Hero, guided through an adventure by one actor serving as narrator and all other NPCs they encounter on their quest. Will they accept this quest? And how they will they find the Shining Emblem, whose unlimited power is capable of granting any wish? It's totally up to them!

Dragon Room Events (1st floor)

11:00-11:45 AM

The History Of Anime Opening & Closing Themes

Do you like Anime Openings and Closings? Then you will love this panel! Come see the origins of the Opening theme, how it progressed through history, and see where Openings and Closings stand in recent years, from Astro Boy (aka “Mighty Atom”) to recent anime.

12:00 PM-12:45 PM

Kawaii fashion 101 with HimeKiss

1:00 PM-2:00 PM

How To DJ 101  with Awesomus Prime

2:15 PM-3:00 PM

The Art of Cross-Gender Costuming with HideMyError Cosplay

Crossplay vs Genderbending. Crossing the gender boundaries of cosplay from changing the designs of your favorite existing characters to learning how to transform yourself to better fit the cannon.

3:15 PM-4:00 PM

Cosplay Time Management with Triforcedelgeezy 

4:15 PM-5:00 PM

Weird Video Game Consoles

Ever heard of a Mega Duck? What about the Dick Smith Wizzard? Well, these are real video game consoles, and there are plenty more out there you probably haven't heard of. Drop by to see some of these contraptions in person and learn their bizarre stories.

5:15 PM-6:00 PM

Pound Rockout Workout!

Instead of listening to music, you become the music in this exhilarating full-body workout that combines cardio, conditioning, and strength training with yoga and pilates-inspired movements. Using Ripstix®, lightly weighted drumsticks engineered specifically for exercising, POUND transforms drumming into an incredibly effective way of working out. Designed for all fitness levels, ages and abilities, it's the perfect atmosphere for everyone to let loose, get energized, tone up and rock out!

Heart & Soul Room Events (2nd floor)

11:00 AM-11:45 AM

Anime Rapper Kwame Adu

With dynamo and color, and a Power Ranger-esque presence, Kwame Adu is a New Jersey-born MC who’s spent time in Central Pennsylvania as well as Los Angeles. Drawing inspiration from poetic rap artists like Isaiah Rashad and Earl Sweatshirt, with heavy presenting anime and video game influence, Kwame’s managed to drop several self-released projects over the past year.

12:00 PM-12:45 PM

Nintendo VS. Sega: 30 Years Of The Console Wars with Xeno Gaming

1:00 PM-1:45 PM

Am I Too Old To Cosplay? with Lady Chapell Cosplay

You are NEVER too old to cosplay! Lady Chapell Cosplay wants to spill the real tea about this old myth in the cosplay community.

2:00 PM-3:15 PM

Kick Back Karaoke with Cheyrose

In the mood to sing your heart out? Come on by! First come, first serve basis, so don't miss out!

3:30 PM-4:00 PM

Kids Booger Tag

4:15 PM-4:45 PM

Kid's Slap Stick Comedy Magic Show

5:00 PM-5:30 PM

Epic Bubble Fun

5:30 PM-6:00 PM

Balloon Animals

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